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  • George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Washington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"How would you fix the health care system?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"What one trait do you possess that will help make you a good doctor?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you fix the health care system?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"AMCAS, secondary application, SDN feedback, read up on health care system, re-read parts of Mountains Beyond Mountains" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"So many opportunities outside of the classroom to pursue what you're interested in: policy, public health, global health, econ policy, etc. I really liked the new track program that lets you have a " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Price - it's the 3rd most expensive school in the US. Cost of living in DC." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very laidback. Someone comes in to talk about GW in general, followed by a quick tour of GW's hospital, financial aid presentation, lunch and then your 2 interviews. They put the interviews back to back so they're pretty stringent on time. Most won't last more than 30 minutes. One doctor and one student (usually MS2) interviews you. Closed file so I ended up repeating myself but they were both very relaxed." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

DCA

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/10/2006

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

9 out of 10

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